N04967 HEAD OF A WOMAN 1938
Bronze, 13 3/4×7 5/8×9 7/8 (35×19·5×25).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1938.
Exh: R.A., 1938 (1501).
A portrait of Diana Poulton, the lute player. Although cast when in one sense ‘unfinished’ the artist considers this to be one of his most successful works (letter of 8 September 1958). This is the only cast.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I